Carnegie Mellon University

School of Music

Where artistry and innovation share center stage

Performance Opportunities and Funding 

Summer Festivals For Musicians

Summer Festival Master List: Carnegie Mellon 

A resource compiled by the Career & Professional Development Center (CPDC) to serve the needs of students of all disciplines within the School of Music.

Acceptd – A Guide to Summer Festivals

Information about some of the biggest summer festivals and competitions around the globe hosted on one of the most frequently used submission platforms. 


Resources For Singers

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YapTracker includes audition listings for musicians high school through professional and offers a wide ranges of resources. The website hosts listings for competitions, summer festivals, and young artist programs around the globe. It is free to make an account and submit audition applications, however, for a small fee a premium version is available. Premium includes daily audition listing emails, organizational tools, and access to some locked opportunities. 

Classical Singer Magazine

Classical Singer Magazine is a well-known publication for audition listings. Singers will find information about competitions, summer festivals, and chorus jobs around the globe. Although there is a fee to subscribe to the magazine, use of the audition listing page is free. 


Backstage is a paid audition listing service where performers can submits auditions for musical theater, short films, and commercial gigs.